Upfront, let me tell you I love this guy: Joe Konrath, self-publishing wizard, in-your-face blogger of all things useful to the writer in the age of e-books. Read his column.
But read this first.
He writes here about how he does a lot of publicity and rarely sees any spike in his book sales from it. The reason? He has become…Continue
Added by Laura Brennan on February 18, 2012 at 12:06pm — No Comments
Last week, as we were working on her pitch for a new TV show, one of my clients asked me how many people actually sold their TV pitch. "Almost none," I replied cheerfully.
This was not what she wanted to hear. C'mon, it's not what anyone wants to hear.
But it's the truth, especially for someone in her position, where this was her first time up at bat, going in with her idea to a major studio. And you know what else is the truth? Her question is completely…Continue
Lately, I have found myself a wee bit stressed. It’s not that I mind working with clients, hosting playdates, cooking dinner, rustling up freelance work, and, oh, of course, writing my novel… No, truly, I love all these things (minus the cooking) I just don’t love that they all need to be done now… right now. “Do me!” they all scream. “No, ME!” “MEEE!” It gets loud there in my head. I am reminded of a line from Caligula (the play, not the movie):
"When everything has…Continue